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Scientists detect a ‘ringing’ black hole

For the first time, astrophysicists have heard a black hole ringing like a bell. By reanalyzing the first black hole merger ever detected, the astrophysicists measured the gravitational wave ‘tones’ emitted following the event. The breakthrough comes 10 years earlier than expected …Continue reading

Government launches ‘Polio WhatsApp Text Helpline’

Pakistan’s Polio Eradication Programme has established a round-the-clock ‘Polio WhatsApp Text Helpline’ service. The announcement was made on social media by Babar Bin Atta, the Prime Minister’s focal person on polio eradication, on September 3. The aim of launching this service is …Continue reading

A new study shows that it’s never too late to start exercising

Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age, according to new research at the University of Birmingham. The research shows that even …Continue reading

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